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Nashik open university launches web radio


September 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) has launched its interactive live web radio from a studio in the sprawling 150-acre campus in Nashik, an ... Read more...

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It is good to be unknown: Vikas


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite being World No.6, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan believes "it is good to be unknown" and not be in the glare of the media."Too much publicity ... Read more...

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Trinamool to vote for Pranab Mukherjee (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will vote for UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee in Thursday's presidential election, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Tuesday.Terming the decision to ... Read more...

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TRAI sticks to high reserve price for spectrum auction


May 14th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Sunday retained its recommendations on high reserve price for spectrum auction despite staunch criticism by the industry."The reserve ... Read more...

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Railways is self-sufficient: Mukul Roy


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The railway ministry had constraints but was financially self- sufficient unlike other ministries that look for central aid, Railway Minister Mukul Roy said Monday."The news ... Read more...

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Rs.8,000 crore earmarked for ports expansion


April 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said it had awarded contracts worth Rs.8,000 crore for expansion of three ports -- Mumbai, Kandla and Visakhapatnam.The projects to be ... Read more...

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Sydney’s monorail to be dismantled


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 23 (IANS) Sydney's monorail is reaching the end of its economic life and will be pulled down, the New South Wales (NSW) government said Friday.The state government has ... Read more...

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Budget highlights 3


March 16th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
* From 2012-13, full subsidies for providing food security; in other sectors to the extent the economy can bear this.* Hope to raise Rs.30,000 crore from disinvestments.* New equity savings scheme ... Read more...

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Budget highlights 2


March 16th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
* Addressing malnutrition, black money and corruption in public life among five priorities in year ahead.* India's inflation structural, driven largely by agricultural constraints.* Current account deficit 3.6 percent in 2011-12; ... Read more...

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Ensure book’s soul not lost in moviemaking: Writers


March 15th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) To say a book is always better than a movie made out of it is a cliche but writers love this, author Amish Tripathi contended ... Read more...

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Radia tapes: SC notice to government on Tata plea (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the central government on a plea by Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata seeking a copy of the income ... Read more...

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Dubai to build new zoo


February 13th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to build a new world-class zoo, a top official said.Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of ... Read more...

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Global warming less dire than estimates?


November 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) The most draconian projections of rising temperatures due to the doubling of atmospheric carbon are unlikely, says a new study.The rate of global warming may be ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economy improving: Minister


November 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan's economy has shown better performance during the first four months of the current fiscal year, said Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.Shaikh said Saturday that the ... Read more...

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Bring public expenditure under purview of audit: CAG


October 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai Sunday underlined the need for amending the CAG's mandate to bring all public expenditure within the purview of public ... Read more...

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Worldwide weapons sales fell in 2010: Report


September 24th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Global arms sales dropped sharply last year as the world's governments struggled in the economic downturn, according to a new study, the New York Times ... Read more...

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India may face 200 mn tonnes coal shortage


September 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Shortage in supply of coal from domestic sources is likely to exceed 200 million tonnes during the next (12th) Five Year Plan (2012-17) if proactive ... Read more...

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Police checks delay new passports in Karnataka


September 14th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Inordinate delay in police verification has been holding up issue of new passports in Karnataka, especially for applicants of this tech hub, an official said ... Read more...

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Kids who use excess Facebook get low marks in school


August 11th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Social networking websites like Facebook have negative effects on children, and those who frequently use such websites are more likely to get lower marks in ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp’s July sales up 14.82 percent


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Limited -- the new brand identity of Hero Honda Monday reported a 14.82 percent increase in its sales for July - ... Read more...

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`US will rely on Afghanistan to tackle threats from Pakistan’


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US will be relying on Afghanistan's help to tackle threats emerging from Pakistan, said the New York Times following President Barack Obama's announement on ... Read more...

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US will not tolerate safe havens in Pakistan: Obama


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama announced a drawdown of US forces from Afghanistan from next month, he served a notice on Islamabad that terrorist safe ... Read more...

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Muslim actress branded a ‘western slut’ after posing naked for Playboy


April 27th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): The nude pictures of a Muslim actress in the German May 2011 issue of Playboy are stirring up outrage in the Muslim community.Sila Sahin, a 25-year-old Turkish ... Read more...

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Scientists claim Large Hadron Collider could unlock secret of time travel


March 21st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the key to unlocking the secret of time travel could lie in the 17-mile-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC) based underground near Geneva.The theory ... Read more...

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Sushma blames tweeting ‘constraints’ for PM remark


March 5th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A tweet welcoming the prime minister accepting responsibility for P.J. Thomas' appointment as the chief vigilance commissioner (CVC) triggered speculation that Sushma Swaraj differed ... Read more...

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NYT justifies ‘withholding Davis’ CIA link information at Obama administration’s plea’


February 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27(ANI): The New York Times as well as some other US newspapers had 'withheld information' about double murder-accused Raymond Davis' ties to the Central Intelligence Agency "at the request of ... Read more...

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IT sector must overcome challenges: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The future of the information technology (IT) sector in India depends on the way it addresses challenges such as increasing competition and infrastructure constraints, according to ... Read more...

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Hero Honda’s third quarter net profit down 20 percent


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero Honda Motors Ltd Wednesday reported a 20 percent decrease in its net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal. Its total income, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says India lives in a ‘troubled neighbourhood’


February 1st, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Addressing the Chief Ministers Conference here today, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said that India lived in a troubled neighborhood which made the country face terror and ... Read more...

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India, EU may firm up FTA by April


January 21st, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The 27-nation European Union (EU) Friday said it was expecting to firm up negotiations with India by April on a broad-based free trade area (FTA) agreement that ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff, Husband Mike Comrie Are ‘Excited To Have Kids’


January 16th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A whole lot of celebrity couples are on their way to become proud parents and one celebrity who wants to join the list is none other ... Read more...

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Spidey musical opening delayed for third time


January 14th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the third time, the opening night of Broadway production of “Spiderman: Turn off the Dark” has been delayed. The production has been hit with ... Read more...

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Happy to be in IPL: Shilpa


January 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals co-owner Shilpa Shetty Saturday expressed relief at overcoming all the "constraints" the consortium faced and the timely clearance they got to participate in the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s manpower export drops by 21 percent


December 29th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's labour export, the country's second biggest source of foreign exchange, has fallen by 21 percent, an official study has said.Besides, the remittances have gone up by ... Read more...

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World Bank gives $45 million loan for improving highways


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The World Bank Wednesday extended to India $45 million technical assistance loan to help strengthen institutional capacity of its National Highways Authority (NHAI). The technical assistance loan ... Read more...

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